Absorbance

I walked into class on Monday and weaved my way through the ancient wooden desks to the back. Force of habit would then have had me fling my bag onto the bench, but my hand was stayed by the notice of my usual place being already occupied. I took an uncertain step back. Ziya looked …

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Keep It Loud

I have the music at max So I can't hear what I'm thinking, A dozen shows on my screens So I believe there are people around, A video game running So I can be somebody else, Ten books on my table So I can escape into other lives, My phone turned off So I can pretend it's …

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The Right To Remain Silent

“Spiteful words can hurt your feelings but silence breaks your heart.” ― C.S. Lewis The detective on his rounds Chances upon him, cold And burnt, face-down in the pillow. He flips through the forensics And sees the story familiar: A tale of lost love and tears. He was drained of life drop by drop Do …

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